Easiest way to keep yourself from losing your keys? Don't carry them. Security is more important than ever these days, especially with all the public data breaches in the news. As developers we are trusted with the keys to the kingdoms for all the systems that we work on. We are also human. We make... Continue Reading →
Using the small development board, a webjob, a database and website we can remotely monitor sensor data from our MXChip.
I have a confession ... I am not an "ideas" person This post is a mix of me blathering on, bits of dotnet core C# code, bits of swift code and a final conclusion... if you just want to skip to the end for the tl-dr click here. A lot of people's views of software... Continue Reading →
This is a really simple tip, but a load of our developers were kicking off a run of their tests by the command line, and then attaching the VSCode debugger to them to step through. VSCode offers a much easier solution to this. Instead of doing something like this then hitting F5 and attaching your... Continue Reading →
So I know what you are thinking... "What does a software geek know that the world's most valuable company, and arguably one of the most successful marketing departments ever, doesn't know" and the answer would be, not much, but I think they missed a trick on this one. Taking a quick jump back in time... Continue Reading →
After months of fighting with something I really wanted to love, I had to accept defeat.. and I couldn't be happier.
An example of using .NET Core to add messages to an AWS queue by explicitly declaring credentials in the code.
Sorry for the wall of text - Jump to the technical bit Pramble tl;dr - I didn't like the new MacBook Pros, bought a Dell and want to use Linux on it. After a fairly unimpressive keynote at the October 2016 Apple "Hello Again" event, I chose to vote with my wallet and move away... Continue Reading →